Investigators search a rural pond in Ridgely, Missouri where two 3-year-old children died Monday

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3-year-old twins die in Platte County pond

Kara Marxer
March 20, 2017 - 14:03 pm
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Ridgely, MO - Three-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, died after falling into a pond in Ridgely, Missouri.

The children's father called 911 just after 10;00am to report the toddlers missing.  

It's not clear how they got into the water.  

The boy was dead when emergency crews arrived.  His sister died a few hours later at a hospital.

The twins lived in a home near the pond.  Platte County Sheriff's deputies are investigating.